Concrete or rubber? It can be tricky, especially when choosing the right wheel stop for your parking lot. With their unique advantages and drawbacks, how do you decide which is right for you? Here's a look at the pros and cons of each type of wheel stops to help you make up your mind.
Wheel stopss are devices used to prevent vehicles from rolling too far, damaging property, or injuring pedestrians. They can be found in commercial parking lots. They come in various shapes and sizes, but all serve the same purpose, to help the vehicle stay within the parking stalls.
There are four types of wheel stopss: plastic, metal, concrete, and rubber. Concrete and rubber are the two most popular types used these days due to their durability and the ones we will discuss here.
They’re made of pre-cast concrete (obviously) and come in several shapes and sizes. They are the most popular type of wheel stops because they are durable and inexpensive. They can be installed using a rebar pin or epoxy.
They are fabricated from recycled rubber and come in many shapes and sizes. They are lighter in weight than concrete wheel stopss and can be installed using rebar pins or epoxy.
Both types of wheel stops have their pros and cons. So, let's have a look:
Both options are close in comparison, and a lot will depend on your specific needs, budget, and use of these stopss on your commercial parking lot.
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